August G. Friscia III is a Director in the Investment Sales Division of Ariel Property Advisors. In addition to originating and executing exclusive listing sales, he is responsible for leading business development and networking initiatives in Manhattan below 96th street, with a particular focus on the East Village, Lower East Side, NoLita, Little Italy, Chinatown, Two Bridges and the Financial District.
Prior to joining Ariel Property Advisors, Mr. Friscia served as a Property Manager at the Manhattan office of Starts Realty, a Tokyo, Japan-based international brokerage firm. In this role, he managed New York City multifamily and mixed-use properties for international investors. Prior to that, Mr. Friscia worked in Tokyo for several years as an investment sales professional, executing deals for various property types through local brokerages, including Pacific Asset Management.
Academically, Mr. Friscia received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Music Composition from the California Institute of the Arts, where he was awarded a full merit scholarship each year he attended. He achieved the highest level attainable on the Japanese Language Proficiency Test and is fluent in the language, both spoken and written.
Mr. Friscia is involved in various charities and organizations, both in conjunction with the company and in his personal life. He has been active with various animal rescue groups, such as the Humane Society, by donating, volunteering, and providing foster care. He is a member of the House Rabbit Society and volunteers at their local NYC chapter.
He currently resides in the East Village and can be reached at 212.544.9500 ext. 18 or via email at email@example.com.